Welcome to Bookmarker!

This is a personal project by @dellsystem. I built this to help me retain information from the books I'm reading. Currently can only be used by a single user (myself), but I plan to extend it to support multiple users eventually.

Source code on GitHub (MIT license).

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uniquely magical about fiction why / read

[...] there is this existential loneliness in the real world. I don't know what you're thinking or what it's like inside you and you don't know what it's like inside me. In fiction I think we can leap over that wall itself in a certain way. But that's just the first level, because the idea of men...

—p.62 The Salon Interview: David Foster Wallace (58) by David Foster Wallace
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willing to sort of die advice / writing

[...] I've found the really tricky discipline to writing is trying to play without getting overcome by insecurity or vanity or ego. Showing the reader that you're smart or funny or talented or whatever, trying to be liked, integrity issues aside, this stuff just doesn't have enough motivational c...

—p.50 An Expanded Interview with David Foster Wallace (21) by David Foster Wallace
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I am now 33 years old topic / growing-older

I am now 33 years old, and it feels like much time has passed and is passing faster and faster every day. Day to day I have to make all sorts of choices about what is good and important and fun, and then I have to live with the forfeiture of all the other options those choices foreclose. And I’m ...

—p.267 A Supposedly Fun Thing I'll Never Do Again (256) by David Foster Wallace
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you cannot choose what falls away topic / growing-older

[...] Ellen had said, 'You're past thirty,' and now for the second time in my life I felt dizzyingly untethered, but whereas when I first moved to London that sensation was buoyed by the expectation of long-dreamed-of experience and ballasted with the deep resources of youth, now I had learned th...

—p.41 Available Light (7) missing author
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charnel

Fort Doom was a charnel house.

—p.298 The Masque of the Red Death (245) by Cory Doctorow
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start mobilizing his cryptocurrency assets again

[...] Martin was glad that gemstones were still acceptable trade goods. He looked forward to the day when he could get his thumb drives out of his floor safe and start mobilizing his cryptocurrency assets again.

—p.290 The Masque of the Red Death (245) by Cory Doctorow